The American 4x100m medley relay team at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games put up an amazing time that under careful consideration might be faster than what the American ladies can go at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Natalie Coughlin (above) certainly delivered, turning in the 4th-fastest time in the world this year with her 400 medley lead off.
The Americans will be leading off with Natalie Coughlin, Katie Meili, Kelsi Worrell, and Allison Schmitt during the prelims of the 4x100m medley relay at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.
The American relay of (L-R) Kiera Janzen, Allison Schmitt, Courtney Harnish and Gillian Ryan destroyed the old Pan Ams record with a huge 4×200 free relay win for Team USA.
Her first swim on Wednesday evening at the 2015 Pan American Games, however, might be the beginning of her final ascent to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.
Kelsi Worrell clocked a new Pan American Games record in her sub-58 prelims swim; will she lower her new personal best of 57.24 even more tonight?
Day two finals of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games have the potential for plenty of excitement and a whole lot of upsets.
Allison Schmitt has broken a legendary Sippy Woodhead Pan American Games Record in the 200 meter freestyle.
In the women’s 200m freestyle American Allison Schmitt looks like a definite lock for gold. She’s been under the Pan Am Games record multiple times this year and has the experience to be much faster than any one else in the field.
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Canada’s Kierra Smith (above) was the 2015 NCAA Champ in the 200 breast. She’s the top seed in the event at Pan Ams, and will swim in heat 2, lane 4 tomorrow morning.
Countries like Brazil and the United States are powerhouses when it comes to swimming, but at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Team Canada looks as though they have plenty of potential to top the medal table.
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